- 'Pig out' from the comfort of your very own home
With Lunar New Year almost upon us, there's no better way to ring in the Year of the Pig than with festive feasts from Singapore's most loved food delivery service, Deliveroo. We all know how hard searching for restaurants still open on Chinese New Year can be, so why not skip the stress and queues and dine in like a king instead? With a curated list of delectable dishes to order in from some of your favourite Chinese restaurants, hosting at home doesn't have to be a stress-inducing affair. Whether you're holding a cosy gathering for four or a large reunion for more, read below to find out the best places to order-in from this holiday.
Solo or Double Dining
KFC – It's not Chinese, but anything that's deliciously untraditional deserves a special mention in our books. The culinary wizards at KFC have concocted a brand new flavour, Parmesan Truffle Chicken, to usher in the Lunar New Year. Imagine sinking your teeth into fresh, juicy chicken, drizzled with truffle-infused cheese sauce and topped with shredded parmesan cheese – just sign us up already. Get ready to order in between now till 19 February, the flavour is available on its own, as a 2 pcs Meal (2 pieces with 3 golden Nuggets, choice of a side and drink) or 5 pcs Buddy Meal (5 pieces of with 3 pieces of Hot & Crispy Tenders, choice of 2 sides and 2 drinks).
Fit for Four
A-One Claypot House – For those who partied a little too hard the night before, a piping hot bowl of porridge is a sure-fire way to cure that massive hangover. To soothe both tummy and mind, A-One Claypot offers comfort food like Premium Dried Scallop Porridge and Fish Roe Porridge.
Mui Kee Congee – For both wealth and health, usher in some good fortune with Mui Kee Congee's new festive specialties. Opt for Fortune Congee, Abundant Harvest or Treasure Seafood Pots to up your gambling luck this mahjong season. Congee favourites such as Sliced Parrot Fish are also available.
New Ubin Seafood – Serving unique local Tze Char with an Italian, French and Indian twist, New Ubin Seafood is your best bet for relatives with the fussiest of taste buds. From their famous "Cze Char" Fried Rice to Hokkien Mee Special, or Black Angus Angus Rib-Eye, multi-generational families need not fret.
Soup Restaurant – Look no further than Soup Restaurant for some of the best double-boiled soups in town. Order in the Family Combo for a full hearty meal – the star of the show, Samsui Ginger Chicken, comes with Soup of the Day, Chinatown Fried Rice, Fried Baby Kai Lan with Tong Kwai and Dessert of the Day.
Lucky Number Eight
Canton Paradise – Few things say Chinese New Year better than roast meats. Canton Paradise's range of crispy roasted dishes – BBQ Pork with Honey Sauce, Crackling Pork Belly or Crispy Irish Roasted Duck – are sure to tantalise yours (and your grandparents') taste buds.
Crystal Jade Kitchen – Go all out for your reunion dinner with Crystal Jade Kitchen's wide offerings of dim sum, congees, noodles, soups, wok specialties, and desserts. Their signature Black & White Shrimp Dumplings, Soya Chicken & Roast Duck Congee and Pork Belly make for a fantastic festive feast.
Paradise Dynasty – A symbol of longevity in Chinese culture, noodles are a must for any reunion dinner. Topped with various ingredients and sauces such as La Mian with Prawn and Pork Wanton, and La Mian with 'Dan Dan' Sauce, the possibilities are endless when it comes to this quintessential dish!
Tim Ho Wan – Adorers of Tim Ho Wan's dim sum will be delighted to know that they can skip the notoriously long queue this Lunar New Year. Big groups can tuck into Baked BBQ Pork Buns, slurp away at Hong Kong Braised Beef Noodle, or finish with a Deep Fried Milk Custard sweet treat.
Feast like Kings
JUMBO Seafood – Having garnered a reputation for serving only the freshest seafood cooked to perfection, JUMBO Seafood's Award-Winning Chilli Crab and Signature Black Pepper Crab will without a doubt impress gastronomic guests.
Paradise Teochew Restaurant – Enjoy some of the best Teochew cuisines with Paradise Teochew Restaurant. Savour their braised specialties such as Braised Sliced Duck, Braised three-head Abalone or Braised Sliced Pig's Ear for reunion dinners that are sure to impress.
Peach Garden – For some of the best Chinese cuisine in Singapore, Peach Garden is your go-to. With an array of bento sets and packages to choose from, you'll be spoilt for choice. Bento sets featuring Fried Rice with Crab Meat, Conpoy and Egg White, and Pan-fried Chicken Cutlet will be a party in your mouth.
Tung Lok Seafood – The best way to cater for large gatherings is to go ala-carte. With options ranging from Crispy-Fried Baby Squid, Deep-fried Prawns with Salted Egg Yolk, and Braised House Special Beancurd with Nameko and Vegetables, check out Tung Lok Seafood's offerings to feast like beasts.
Deliveroo for Business – Goodbye lacklustre office catering, hello Dim Sum Tuesdays! Corporates aren't forgotten this Chinese New Year thanks to Deliveroo for Business. Treat your teams and your clients to the tastiest restaurant food, on demand. With your own dedicated account manager, and a frictionless tool for controlling everything, catering to the office masses has never been easier. Find out more here. With the hard work all done for you, simply sit back, relax and wait for your dinner to arrive at your doorstep. It doesn't matter if you don't win at 'Ban Luck' (Blackjack), because you'll definitely win at being the hostess with the mostest this Chinese New Year.
Restaurant Branches –
- A-One Claypot Restaurant – Bedok - Bedok Mall, Bishan - Junction 8, Boon Lay - Jurong Point, Cashew Road - Hillion Mall, Compassvale – Compass One, Dover - The Star Vista, Raffles Place - Chinatown Point, Serangoon - Serangoon NEX, Tiong Bahru - Tiong Bahru Plaza, Telok Blangah - Vivo City (All restaurants operating normally on 4th Jan, except Bedok Mall, Junction 8, Jurong Point and The Star Vista (closing at 3pm), no restaurants open on the 5th, except Chinatown Point, Hillion Mall, Compass One, NEX, Tiong Bahru Plaza, VivoCity).
- Canton Paradise – Dover – The Star Vista, Katong – 112 Katong, Marina Bay – MBS (All restaurants closed 4th Feb from 2pm onwards, open as normal from 5th Feb onwards).
- Crystal Jade – Coronation Drive – Holland Village, Suntec City (Both restaurants closed 5th Feb, open all other days).
- JUMBO Seafood – Dempsey, East Coast Road (Both restaurants open on 4th Feb, both closed for lunch on 5th Feb, Dempsey open for dinner on 5th Feb. For full list of opening hours between 6-19 Feb, contact restaurant directly).
- Mui Kee Congee – Orchard (Closed on 4th Feb and 5th Feb, open from 6th Feb onwards. 6 Feb to 10 Feb, will open from 11.30am to 9.30pm).
- New Ubin Seafood Restaurant – Upper Bukit Timah (Open 4th Feb from 2PM onwards, closed 5th & 6th Feb).
- Paradise Dynasty – Jurong East – Westgate, Orchard – Wisma Atria (Bothrestaurants closed 4th Feb from 2pm onwards, open as normal from 5th Feb onwards).
- Paradise Teochew – Orchard (Restaurant closed 4th Feb from 2pm onwards, open as normal from 5th Feb onwards).
- Peach Garden – NTU, Portsdown – Metropolis, Raffles Place – Chinatown Point, Upper Thomson Road – Thomson Plaza (All restaurants open as normal on 4th, 5th, and 6th, except NTU, closed on 5th and 6th Feb).
- Soup Restaurant – Compassvale – Compass One, Novena – United Square, Suntec City (All restaurants open 4th, 5th, 6th Feb and onwards).
- Tim Ho Wan – Orchard